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Athens GA mayor opposes IRC resettlement office

The mayor of Athens, Georgia sent a letter last week to the state officials who control refugee resettlement in Georgia requesting that a plan by the Atlanta office of the International Rescue Committee to bring refugees to Athens be put on hold.  198 more words

Refugees

Scott Morrison Listen to Someone Who Knows the Law, Child Rights, Assylum and Cambodia. Don't Just Abrogate Our responsibility

Alister Nicholson was Chief Justice of the Family Court of Australia. He is now a professor of law at Melbourne University and the founder and patron of Child Rights International. 67 more words

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Controversial World Bank safeguard policies rewrite goes to consultations

by Rhodri C. Williams

Perhaps unsurprisingly, the World Bank’s rollout of a draft set of reworked safeguard policies took little note of a critical petition… 316 more words

Lost Boys of Sudan

The Lost Boys and Girls of Sudan are a large group of people who were forced to leave their homes as unaccompanied children following regional strife between North and South Sudan in late 1980s. 1,233 more words

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ORR Scam Alert - scheme to rob refugees of personal data

 

The following is a current scam alert put out by the ORR (Office of Refugee Resettlement) in regard to a new fraud scheme to rob… 445 more words

Refugees

ORR now reneges on cutting refugee funding

After dire warnings from refugee resettlement contractor non-profits that local economies would suffer if the agencies lost funding for refugees due to the federal government refugee agency ORR shifting funds to the Central-American immigrants coming in across the southern border, the ORR has just as quickly restored the funds. 259 more words

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An Opportunity for Returning Nationals: Barbados Network Consultation

If you are considering resettling in Barbados and are currently in the island on holiday, you may want to check out the Barbados Network Consultation Conference. 265 more words

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